Diamond Head, Hawaii

Prominence: 596 ft, 182 m

Elevation: 761 feet, 232 meters

True Isolation: 2.78 mi, 4.47 km
Alternate Name(s)Leahi
Peak TypeFamous Peak, but not High Point (Volcanic)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)21° 15' 35'' N, 157° 48' 42'' W
21.259764, -157.811751 (Dec Deg)
623285 E 2351360 N, Zone 4 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionHonolulu

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 344
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 319)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1992-04-04 by Jason Vogler
     1993-12-09 by Greg Slayden
     1996-07-06 by Jason Downey
     2007-05-30 by Tom Crawford
     2007-12-01 by Dave Dunham
     2010-08-20 by Ben Lostracco
     2012-04-16 by Chad Straub
     2012-04-22 by Michael French
     2012-07-06 by Kelly Hobbs
     2013-03-06 by James E. Tetazoo, III (GPS Track)
     2013-08-12 by Local Hawaii Girl
     2014-11-27 by David Hart
     2015-03-27 by William Musser
     2015-08-07 by Max Rees (GPS Track)
     2016-07-21 by Miguel Santibanez
     2016-12-14 by Jeremy Benezra
     2017-01-21 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2017-06-16 by Marion Bauman
     2017-06-21 by Stephen Mang
     2017-11-18 by SF Tim (GPS Track)
     2018-04-05 by Brian Frei
     2018-07-01 by Eric Kassan
     2019-03-05 by David Graves

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info on the summit and environs from Diamond Head State Monument (2014-01-18). Photo by John E Sarna.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 596 ft/182 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 596 ft/182 m
  Key Col: 165 ft/50 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.78 mi/4.47 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 21.295, -157.7908
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Round Top  (NNE)
RangesContinent: Australia-Oceania
Range2: Polynesia
Range3: Hawaii
Range4: Oahu
Range5: Koolau Range
OwnershipLand: Diamond Head State Monument
Topo MapHonolulu O21157c7 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Honolulu from the top of Diamond Head (2015-03-27). Photo by Karen Musser.
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View of the beach from the top of Diamond Head (2019-03-05). Photo by David Graves.
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